Associations to the word «Manner»


MANNER, noun. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
MANNER, noun. Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self; bearing; habitual style.
MANNER, noun. Customary method of acting; habit.
MANNER, noun. Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
MANNER, noun. The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
MANNER, noun. Certain degree or measure.
MANNER, noun. Sort; kind; style.
MANNER, noun. Standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.
MANNER, noun. Corruption of mainor, in the phrase "with the manner" i.e. in the very act, red handed.
MANNER OF ARTICULATION, noun. (phonetics) (of a consonant) the configuration and interaction of the articulators (speech organs such as the tongue, lips, and palate) when making a speech sound

Dictionary definition

MANNER, noun. How something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion".
MANNER, noun. A way of acting or behaving.
MANNER, noun. A kind; "what manner of man are you?".

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